DVRP recognizes key partners

first_imgLocalNewsRegional DVRP recognizes key partners by: Dominica Vibes News – May 29, 2017 336 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share DVRP Environmental Specialist Andrea MarieThe Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) gave tokens of appreciation to some of its key partners during the opening ceremony of the third annual Pilot Programme for Climate Resistance (PPCR) Validation Consultation at the Fort Young Hotel on Monday 29 May 2017. Environmental Specialist with the DVRP Andrea Marie said, “We would like to give to everybody but unfortunately we will not be able to do that, but we would like to recognize some of our partners who have been helping us in terms of the field work, in terms of developing terms of reference for the various subprojects that are under the DVRP and in many, many other ways that they’ve been assisting us.”Those recognized were representatives from the Office of Disaster Management (ODM), Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited (DOWASCO), Forestry Division, Division of Agriculture, Mr. Carrette, Lands and Surveys, Meteorological Office and the Ministry of Health and Environment, who have been instrumental in assisting the DVRP. “A special thank you to all of you who have been assisting us within the DVRP since our inception in 2014,” Marie said.– / 8center_img Share Share Tweetlast_img read more

Dominica Wins Awards and Accolades

first_imghttps://www.flickr.com/photos/25383706@N00/49030441127/in/album-72157711682599591/ 99 Views   no discussions BusinessInternationalLifestyleLocalNewsRegional Dominica Wins Awards and Accolades by: – December 3, 2019 Share Discover Dominica Authority’s Marketing Agency Wins at the International Travel and Tourism AwardsThe Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company is the UK marketing agency for the Discover DominicaAuthority and scooped the top award– best marketing agency at the International Travel and TourismAwards for their campaign – Recovery for ReDiscovery Resilience for Dominica.The 2019 International Travel & Tourism Awards celebrated excellence in the industry across 15 awards categories.  The awards were presented in front of an audience of over 500 senior travel industry professionals.Discover Dominica Presented with Travel Lemming AwardDominica has been selected as one of     Travel Lemming ‘s Top Emerging Travel Destinations for2020!Dominica was hand-selected by a Judges Panel consisting of top travel influencers and bloggers from around the world. Travel Lemming commented of Dominica being the “Caribbean’s last hiddengem.”​Travel Lemming is a website founded with the purpose to highlight the world’s emerging travel destinationsFor more information on Dominica please visit www.discoverdominica.com Sharecenter_img Share Discover Dominica Authority wins the global resilience in business award at the 4th annual globalresilience summit.On behalf of the Government and people of Dominica, The Discover Dominica Authority has been globally -recognised by the International Institute for Peace through Tourism and awarded a Champions of Challenge Award for resilience in business following the recovery of the island after Hurricane Maria.This award was awarded to Dominica for the celebration of cultural diversity through a provenapproach that incorporates human interaction as an asset that promotes relationships nurtured andpromoted through sustainable tourism that is environmentally sound.  The Discover DominicaAuthority exhibited that the strategy is producing exponential growth or practices that invest heavilyin their people or those of the community.Colin Piper, CEO, attended the event following a day at the City Nation Place conference discussingsustainable initiatives and developments within the tourism sector. Tweet Sharing is caring!last_img read more

Dapati 72 Kasus Virus Corona, Kuwait Resmi Tutup Bandara Internasional Utama,Tersebar Foto Kabin ‘Kosong’ Singapore Airlines dari Korea Selatan ke Singapura

first_imgBandara Internasional Kuwait (KWI). Sumber: meed.com Otoritas penerbangan Kuwait dilaporkan telah memutuskan untuk menutup Bandara Internasional Kuwait (KWI) pada Jumat, 13 Maret 2020. Belum jelas sampai kapan negara Teluk Arab tersebut men-shutdown bandara utamanya tersebut.Baca juga: Bak Kuburan, Inilah 8 Penampakan Sepinya Bandara di Dunia Akibat Virus CoronaMenurut kantor berita thepointsguy.com, Kamis, (12/3), dengan ditutupnya bandara tersebut, seluruh penerbangan dari dan ke bandara akan ditangguhkan kecuali penerbangan yang memuat warga Kuwait yang hendak pulang. Di samping itu, bandara yang direnovasi besar-besaran pada 1999-2001 tersebut juga tetap akan melayani penerbangan kargo. Selebihnya, otoritas setempat tidak akan mengizinkan kecuali dengan beberapa negosiasi. Menariknya, keputusan tersebut diambil hanya karena 72 kasus virus corona saja. Bahkan, dari 72 kasus tersebut, belum dilaporkan adanya kematian pertama. Tentu saja hal keputusan tersebut adalah langkah berani, mengingat, negara-negara dengan kasus Covid-19 tertinggi saja, seperti Korea Selatan, Iran, Amerika Serikat, Perancis, Jerman, Spanyol, sampai Cina sekalipun belum sampai menutup bandara utamanya, kecuali Italia yang baru saja menutup negaranya, termasuk bandara utamanya, beberapa waktu lalu.Dengan begitu, bisa dikatakan Kuwait sebagai negara pertama yang menutup bandara internasional utamanya, bukan menutup bandara utamanya karena negaranya juga ditutup, layaknya Italia.Badara Internasional Kuwait (KWI) sendiri adalah bandara terbesar dan tersibuk serta satu-satunya bandara komersial di Kuwait (mengingat teritorialnya yang tak lebih besar dari Provinsi Jawa Barat) dengan 335 penerbangan per hari. Menurut Kuwait Times, pada tahun 2019 lalu, bandara tersebut melayani sekitar 15,5 juta penumpang, meningkat empat persen dibandingkan tahun sebelumnya.Walaupun kecil, sebagai salah satu negara kaya di Timur Tengah, Bandara Kuwait rupanya menjadi hub bagi banyak maskapai, seperti Jazeera Airways, Kuwait Airways, Wataniya Airways, dan maskapai asal Singapura United Aviation. Di samping itu, bandara tersebut juga memiliki banyak penerbangan langsung dari sekitar 60 bandara di dunia.Baca juga: Bandara Hong Kong Kucurkan Rp2,8 Triliun Guna Hadapi ‘Serangan’ Virus CoronaSelain menutup bandara, sama seperti beberapa negara lainnya yang disebutkan sebelumnya, negara kaya minyak tersebut juga memberlakukan beberapa langkah lanjutan, seperti menutup restoran, kafe, pusat perbelanjaan, hingga kantor pemerintahan. Khusus untuk kantor pemerintahan, isolasi tersebut hanya berlaku mulai 12-26 Maret 2020 dan baru kembali normal pada 29 Maret mendatang. Adapun larangan untuk ke pusat-pusat keramaian (restoran, kafe, dan pusat perbelanjaan) belum ada batasan pemberlakuan yang jelas.Beruntung, pembatasan tersebut, sejauh ini, tak sampai menimbulkan gejolak di masyarakat. Pasalnya, di beberapa negara lainnya, seperti di Italia dan Spanyol, aturan sejenis membuat masyarakat panik dan justru berlomba-lomba untuk keluar negeri. Di Italia, larangan untuk mendatangi pusat-pusat keramaian bahkan aturan untuk menjaga jarak setidaknya satu meter satu dengan yang lainnya telah menimbulkan kerusuhan di beberapa wilayah.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Relatedlast_img read more

Alaska Governor Reconsiders Judge Appointment For Attorney

first_imgWilloughby did not respond to the newspaper’s phone call seeking comment. Walker initially chose attorney Julie Willoughby to fill the Juneau Superior Court vacancy, but he later selected municipal attorney Amy Mead, the Juneau Empire reported Monday. The governor’s office informed Mead of the appointment Saturday. “As you can imagine, it was a very exciting call for me,” Mead said. “I was very honored.” “Each of these statements is disturbing individually,” Kendall said in a statement. “Collectively, these arguments shocked the conscience of Governor Walker and his advisors. The Alaska Judicial Council selected Mead and Willoughby as finalists in May from a pool of seven applicants. Willoughby had scored higher on a survey the council sent to members of the Alaska Bar Association. “The governor understands that criminal defense attorneys must be zealous advocates. In fact, he has previously appointed defense attorneys to judgeships, including to the Alaska Supreme Court. However, an attorney can be zealous without attacking a child victim and misstating statutory rape laws.” Willoughby had argued in the brief that a man’s sexual assaults against a 12-year-old girl were a “mutually satisfying sexual adventure” and did not harm the child, Kendall said. The attorney’s brief also said the victim had “solicited” the assaults and that a 12-year-old could consent to sex with an adult. Information from: Juneau (Alaska) Empire, http://www.juneauempire.com FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker rescinded a judicial appointment for a Juneau defense attorney after reading her comments from an old legal brief. Scott Kendall, the governor’s chief of staff, said Walker told Willoughby she had the job but then called back two hours later saying he was going with a different candidate. Between the two calls, a staff member showed the governor a legal brief that Willoughby had filed a few years prior on a criminal case involving child sex abuse.last_img read more

Family fun for all at Run for Your Heart 5K/2K

first_imgHundreds of families and friends will gather at Emancipation Park on Sunday, February 3, to participate in the Crystal Spring Run For Your Heart 5K, 2K, and Roun’ di’ Track event. For the third year, the Foundation and local sponsors are offering Jamaicans a unique opportunity to be “Heart Heroes” by helping the Heart Foundation to educate and replicate the lifestyle knowledge of Jamaicans’ collective health. The event also seeks to raise much-needed funds to offset costs associated with keeping the organisation’s testing and screening services at a subsidised rate. The Run for Your Heart 5K is a family affair that will host its signature 5K for participants as well as sport an on-the-road 2K run to give children and adults a chance to share in the movement to keep Jamaica healthy. Additionally, patrons will be able to participate in a walk/run around the Emancipation Park track. Vice-Chairman at the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) Winston P. Barrett noted that the event is of great importance to Jamaicans. “The Heart Foundation of continues to support the public health care system, and we remain committed to reducing the mortality rate from heart disease. However, for this to happen, HFJ must raise funds to ensure that much-needed heart care treatment, screening, and testing remain affordably available to all Jamaicans,” Barrett said. The Run for Your Heart 5K/2K sponsors will be on site to provide healthy snacks and beverages to refuel. There will also be free basic health screening tests and other services offered at a reduced cost. Additionally, children can enjoy free face painting and a host of other activities. Registration costs are $1,200 for teams with 50 or more entrants and $1,500 for individuals and teams with fewer than 50 entrants. Teams with over a 100 entrants will receive a complimentary tent. Cash payments can be made to The HFJ, located at 28 Beechwood Avenue in Kingston. Registration can be done atwww.heartfoundationja.org or at runningeventsja.com.last_img read more

Soccer: Parkway sweeps Caddo Magnet in season openers

first_imgParkway swept Caddo Magnet in boys and girls District 1-1 openers Wednesday night at Tinsley Park.Both the Lady Panthers and Panthers won 2-1, and both rallied from one goal down in the second half.In a boys District 1-I opener, Airline fell to defending champion Captain Shreve 3-0.Joe Alvarado scored the Parkway boys first goal and Bryce Culotta had the game-winner.Sara Funderburk, fresh off her win in the Class 5A state cross country meet in Natchitoches, scored both goals off corner kicks from Liz Knight. Her game-winner came with just a few minutes left.Miranda Scotten’s pressure caused the Lady Mustangs to force the ball out of bounds for the corner kicks.In a District 1-I girls opener Tuesday night at Tinsley, Haughton tied Captain Shreve 1-1.Parker McClung scored the Lady Bucs’ goal with an assist from Lauren Bajat.— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.comPremier Diamond BoutiqueHong Kong’s first lab-grown diamond empirePremier Diamond Boutique|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

Vote For Your Favorite Cincinnati Reds Uniform Of All Time!

first_imgAll Activity Guest Forums Home Share on other sites Share on other sites Location:Long Island, NY Sign in to follow this   timmy b Link to post By So_Fla, December 1, 2006 in Sports Logo News Members This was a great idea, but the Enquirer really screwed it up.Why did they just put “1970s” under the Bench jersey and the one beside it? Bench wore that same jersey 1972 until he retired in 1983, and the one beside it (#6) was used 1968-71.And why did they include two of the same exact model (#5 and #8) and no home jersey from 1968-71? They also failed to include anything from 1988-92 and the road jersey from 1993-98.The best uniform set the Reds have ever had was 1968-71. Anything that includes a vest will not get my vote. 0 Location:South Florida Share on other sites So_Fla Discrim 0 8 Share this post Location:Pennsylvania!! TruColor is very bendy…and I need a hug Too bad the 2007 versions aren’t on there…I’d vote for ’em.They’re good – wait till you see ’em… Santa Pantone.I can’t wait to see them. 567 Too bad the 2007 versions aren’t on there…I’d vote for ’em.They’re good – wait till you see ’em… I’ll be there later today at the 5:00 PM unveiling. (VIP pass )Just can you tell me this…does it still have black in the scheme? Share on other sites 837 Vote For Your Favorite Cincinnati Reds Uniform Of All Time! Location:Racine, WI…where I am very proud of my 0-year NFL career bterreson Recommended Posts 14,762 posts Share on other sites Followers 0 Location:Burnsville, MN Formerly ColorWerx and PANTONE Sports Logo News 0 Agreed, the 1964 uni they have there is the best. I know you’re all on a crusade against black, but those are really sharp. 0 timmy b Posted December 1, 2006 0 837 0 BBM Posted December 1, 2006 Members 0 248 posts 1 Members 0 SportsLogos.Net Share on other sites Share on other sites Share this post Sports Logos Favourite Logos:1974 Super Bowl 1,182 8 Link to post Posted December 1, 2006 Location:Seattle 1 Posted December 1, 2006 Link to post Members Sign in to follow this   Favourite Logos:Philadelphia EaglesSeattle MarinersCubs “Cuba” scriptFremantle Dockers 0 http://websurveyor.net/wsb.dll/22867/surveyRedsUniform.htmVote early and often! 0 248 posts 0 BBM 1970 Big Red Machine.I don’t like the new Reds uniforms. Too gimmicky in its “old-timey base ball!” look when all the Reds need is athletic block. Oh, and why do old-timey base ball, promise to get rid of black drop shadows, and then keep it in anyway? It’s like they were torn between 1890s and 1990s. 11,770 posts So_Fla Posted December 1, 2006 mrchippert3: 2.0 Jungle Jim Share this post Members So_Fla 0 heh, if they weren’t askin for my phone and address, I’d vote for the mid 90s vest…I hate teh Reds but can’t deny those looked good. Link to post 1 Link to post 1 Link to post Location:South Florida 1,193 posts bterreson nothing but nothing but NOTHING will ever top the 1961-1966 reds unis. with the solid white batting helmets with the red bill.love that look to pieces.tb Followers 0 Share this post 1 837 Share on other sites Guests Posted December 1, 2006 1,182 Share this post Vote For Your Favorite Cincinnati Reds Uniform Of All Time! 567 Forums Home Too bad the 2007 versions aren’t on there…I’d vote for ’em.They’re good – wait till you see ’em… Members Share this post 8 2,551 posts Members Go To Topic Listing 1,489 posts 0 Sports Logos 0 0 567 1,182 1 All Activity TruColor This topic is now closed to further replies. Guest Posted December 1, 2006 Discrim Posted December 1, 2006 Piping Free Share this post Share on other sites Members Posted December 2, 2006 235 posts Share this post Link to post Share this post Link to post So_Fla SportsLogos.Net Link to post Jungle Jim Sports Logo News Vote For Your Favorite Cincinnati Reds Uniform Of All Time!last_img read more

India pip Bangladesh in thriller to defend Asia Cup title

first_imgDUBAI, (Reuters) – India made heavy weather of a modest target before prevailing in a nerve-shredding final against Bangladesh by three wickets to defend their Asia Cup title yesterday. Chasing 223 for win, India’s fancied top order let the team down but a hamstrung Kedar Jadhav’s all-round brilliance helped them win their seventh continental title off the final delivery of the contest.Liton DasEarlier Liton Das registered his maiden one-day century but Bangladesh squandered a flying start to be bowled out for 222 in the 49th over.“We played some good cricket throughout the tournament and this is the reward for the hard work,” India captain Rohit Sharma said. “Credit to the guys, who handled the pressure well and it was a great effort to get over the line. Credit to Bangladesh also, they batted brilliantly.”Sharma was confident of his team’s ability to chase under the lights and elected to field but an early breakthrough eluded his team.Liton scored freely and Mehidy Hasan Miraz celebrated his surprise promotion in a 120-run opening-wicket stand that laid the foundation for a big total at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. A desperate Sharma pressed Jadhav into service and the part-timer’s low-slung spinners once again came in handy.Jadhav dismissed Miraz for 32 and sowed a seed of panic in the batting order as Bangladesh slumped to 151-5 in the 33rd over.Liton needed 87 balls to bring up his century but was dismissed for 121, stumped off Kuldeep Yadav. Most Bangladesh batsmen were guilty of poor shot selection and chaotic running which resulted in three run-outs as they could not last their full quota of 50 overs.Sharma led India’s reply with characteristic ease, hitting three sixes in his fluent 48, but his Bangladesh counterpart Mashrafe Mortaza cleverly marshalled his bowlers and maintained attacking fields to keep them under pressure.Mahendra Singh Dhoni (36) and Dinesh Karthik (37) revived the chase by safely accumulating runs in the middle overs but their departure in quick succession injected fresh excitement in the see-saw contest. Jadhav, who was forced out of the ground with the hamstring injury, limped back amid mounting tension, with India needing six runs off the final over from Mahmudullah.The Bangladesh spinner did not concede a boundary but scores were level when a limping Jadhav took guard to face the final delivery, which resulted in a leg bye that sealed India’s victory.last_img read more

Kohli’s third straight ton in vain as Windies stun India

first_imgMUMBAI, (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli struck his third consecutive hundred but it was not enough as West Indies defeated the hosts by 43 runs in the third one-day international on Saturday to square the five-match series at 1-1. Milestone man Kohli, who became the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs during Wednesday’s tied match at Visakhapatnam, compiled 107 to bring up his 38th century in the format but his dismissal ended India’s hopes of chasing down 284 for victory.Part-time off-spinner Marlon Samuels emerged as wrecker-in-chief for the Caribbean side, picking up his best ODI bowling figures of three for 12 as India were all out for 240 in the 48th over.West Indies batsman Shai Hope, who, like Kohli, also bats at number three, continued his rich vein of form, following up his unbeaten 123 in the last match with 95 to anchor the innings and help his side to 283 for nine after being asked to bat first.Marlon Samuels With Kohli in irrepressible form, India appeared to be comfortably placed at 172 for three after 31 overs but lost their way with the quick wickets of Rishabh Pant, who made 24 off 18 balls, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Kohli still looked like a man on a mission — evident from his muted celebration after reaching his hundred — but once he got castled in Samuels’ first over, the fate of the match was sealed.The right-handed batsman, who will turn 30 next month, hit 10 fours and one six in his 119-ball knock. Earlier, Jasprit Bumrah – one of the three fast bowlers the hosts drafted in for the match – was the pick of the Indian attack with four for 35, and his early strikes threw the West Indies’ innings into disarray.Opener Chandrapaul Hemraj fell to a sensational catch by India’s 37-year-old wickekeeper Dhoni, who ran towards the fine-leg boundary and completed a full-length diving catch after the batsman had miscued a pull shot off Bumrah.Rohit Sharma then took a sharp catch at first slip to send back the other opener, Kieran Powell, and once fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed dismissed Samuels cheaply, West Indies were reduced to 55 for three. Hope, who hit six fours and three sixes in his 113-ball knock, and the swashbuckling Shimron Hetmyer (37) then added a quickfire 56 before Dhoni completed a smart stumping to dismiss the latter off-spinner Kuldeep Yadav.Hetmyer hit two fours and three sixes in his 21-ball knock after scores of 106 and 94 in the two previous ODIs.Bumrah produced a superb inswinging yorker to dismiss Hope, reducing West Indies to 227-8 and boosting India’s hopes of restricting their opponents to a modest total. But the West Indies were boosted by tailenders Ashley Nurse and Kemar Roach, who added another 56 runs off 36 balls to take their side past 280.Nurse hit four boundaries and two sixes in his 22-ball 40 before becoming Bumrah’s fourth victim.The penultimate ODI will be played in Mumbai on Monday.last_img read more

Dr Post wins Haskell at Monmouth Park, Authentic third

first_img WATCH US LIVE Written By Associated Press Television News COMMENT Belmont Stakes runner-up Dr Post surprisingly took the lead at the start and held off a late challenge by Ny Traffic to capture the $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday.Ridden magnificently by Joe Brave in his first ride on the colt, Dr Post covered the 11/8 mile Grade 1 stakes in 1:50.46. The win was the third in four starts this year for the Todd Pletcher-trained colt with his only loss coming against Tiz the Law in the Belmont last month.Odds-on favorite Authentic finished a disappointing third in failing to give trainer Bob Baffert his record-extending ninth win in the event.Bravo picked up the ride earlier this week, when Dr Post’s regular rider Irad Ortiz could not travel because of recent restrictions established by the New York Racing Association. The NYRA ruled New York-based jockeys who travel out of state cannot compete at Saratoga because of a spike in positive COVID-19 races.Authentic’s performance was disappointing. Jockey Mike Smith journeyed from California for the ride and he never got the colt going early. He was in sixth most of the way and never looked like a winner in dropping his second straight race after three consecutive wins.Ny Traffic, who finished second in the Matt Winn in Kentucky in his last start came flying late and just could not catch Dr. Post before the finish line with Paco Lopez in the irons.Dr Post earned 100 points for the Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5. The winner also earned a berth for the Breeders’ Cup Classic.Dr Post paid $3.20, $2.60 and $2.10. Ny Traffic returned $4.20 and $2.40, and Authentic paid $2.10 to show.The owners of Tiz the Law plan to run this year’s winner of the first leg of the Triple Crown in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 8. It would be his final prep for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The Preakness is scheduled for Oct. 3 in a rejiggered Triple Crown season changed by the coronavirus.Just before the Haskell, Bravo rallied Aquaphobia ($23.40) in the stretch to a narrow victory over Paret in the $300,000 The United Nations Stakes, the only other Grade I race run in New Jersey. It’s was Bravo’s fifth win in the race.Image credits: AP First Published: 19th July, 2020 06:35 ISTcenter_img FOLLOW US Last Updated: 19th July, 2020 06:35 IST Dr Post Wins Haskell At Monmouth Park, Authentic Third Belmont Stakes runner-up Dr Post surprisingly took the lead at the start and held off a late challenge by Ny Traffic to capture the $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more